Remember Who's Creating the Robots . . .

KC Donovan


Ask about the hottest topic trending in Talent Acquisition (TA) and you’ll get a mixed bag, but mostly the threads will weave toward the acute lack of qualified talent for open reqs. With the U.S. economy leaning toward full employment, this answer is no surprise.

If you refine that question and ask what TA “solutions” are hottest, you’ll get a bagful of AI, Automation and Chatbots. There are so many blogs and articles written about this, but “engagement,” the key element to all this activity, tends to get lost. It’s something we humans have done pretty well since the caveman days and translating the ability to communicate to a machine is the basis for all this AI chatter.

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Topics: automation, bots, AI, Machine Learning, Recruitment

How to Ensure Software Implementation and Adoption

KC Donovan

With new technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Automation exploding the number of HRTech offerings, the variety also acts as a burden in the eyes of many tech buyers.

Selecting the best software for their needs is only a part of the task, and when it’s a group decision (as it should be), a software’s feature set usually is what sways the choice. Instead, businesses should consider the software’s industry success history, flexibility, customer support and integration ability. It’s this last element that keeps buyers up at night.

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Clinch Ups the CX Game, Rolls Out Autofill by LinkedIn

Maura McElhone

We're pleased to announce that Autofill by Linkedin is now available for use in Clinch calls-to-action.

Now, with a single click, candidates can see CTAs on job pages and career sites automatically update to reflect their information as it appears in LinkedIn.  

Autofill by LinkedIn benefits both the candidate and the recruiter

Not only does this feature facilitate faster, easier completion of calls-to-actions by candidates, enhancing the candidate experience as a result, it also sends that candidate’s LinkedIn profile information over to their candidate record in the Clinch CRM. 

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Familiarise yourself with the new EU general data protection regulation (GDPR) - 2 hour read

Shane Gray

The EU general data protection regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) will take effect on May 25 2018.

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Topics: gdpr, privacy, data protection

Making Great Employee Videos & Winning Approval to Use Them

KC Donovan

The Recipe

  • 3 x Company topics/questions any employee will have positive things to comment on
  • 15 x Employees prone to sharing opinions
  • 1 x Email requesting employees to share opinions/comments
  • 1 x Smartphone video camera
  • 1 x Spreadsheet column full of recurring Glassdoor comments
  • 1 x Spreadsheet column listing the employee transcribed answers
  • 1 x Video editing software (simple to use iMovie, WeVideo, MovieMaker, etc.)
  • 1 x Executive or Sr. Management decision maker
  • 1 x Company career page
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Topics: Inbound Recruiting, employee generated content, video